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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 809
Posted By BEBosworth
Fredo, that is exactly what makes this such a...

Fredo, that is exactly what makes this such a pain in the A$$ to troubleshoot. It is very random and intermittent, and does not throw a specific code. Plus, I have not heard of anyone who was left...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,057
Posted By BEBosworth
If you have a manual and do a bit of engine...

If you have a manual and do a bit of engine breaking, you will get way more life out of the pads and rotors. I find it really funny that the rears need replacing; I have never had a vehicle that...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 809
Posted By BEBosworth
Water spills over the large drain that is below...

Water spills over the large drain that is below and to the side of the cabin filter housing on the passenger side, right above where the IVM is. In my case, I didn't even know there was a drain...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 809
Posted By BEBosworth
I would do the IVM. You can find the part for...

I would do the IVM. You can find the part for just over $100 on line. My IVM never threw a code, not one that I could read at least and I have the BMTechnic. Although it never failed to start,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,220
Posted By BEBosworth
I don't believe there is a Bently manual for the...

I don't believe there is a Bently manual for the 6 series, but the 5 series will cover most of the drive train (550).
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By BEBosworth
Congratulations on your purchase. Assuming you...

Congratulations on your purchase. Assuming you don't have a significant income stream, I think you chose wisely. No doubt the M6 is a monster and sometimes I wish I had one, but 10 mpg and the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By BEBosworth
Congratulations. Lots of fun to drive. Just...

Congratulations. Lots of fun to drive. Just make sure the drain holes under the tonneau are flowing freely (search this sight for drain holes) or you'll be back here asking why the radio doesn't...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By BEBosworth
I prefer the look of a soft top. Plus they take...

I prefer the look of a soft top. Plus they take up way less space when stowed. In the Infiniti hard top convertible, when you fold the top your cargo room goes from 11.8 to 2.5 cu ft, in essence...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By BEBosworth
Did you blow the water out of the connectors?

Did you blow the water out of the connectors?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,361
Posted By BEBosworth
I think the clogged drain under the cabin filter...

I think the clogged drain under the cabin filter on the passenger side is what is causing this rash of IVM failures as it is the component closest to the fender and below the drain hole. The box it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,220
Posted By BEBosworth
I have an 08 650 and disconnected the battery to...

I have an 08 650 and disconnected the battery to do the IVM and had no problems. If I recall correctly I also did it once without disconnecting the battery somewhat by accident and still didn't have...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,029
Posted By BEBosworth
No it doesn't.

No it doesn't.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,220
Posted By BEBosworth
Wow, that's a great post! I had some of...

Wow, that's a great post!

I had some of the same issues (failure to start, CEL, rough idling, etc) on my 08 and replaced the IVM and they went away as well. I didn't bother to take the old one...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By BEBosworth
Spun Rod Bearing?? Wow, that's a new one. On a...

Spun Rod Bearing?? Wow, that's a new one. On a V10, that will get expensive (new/resurfaced crank and rod) unless you do it yourself which won't be trivial and will still be fairly expensive.
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By BEBosworth
I think some of you are mis-reading this post. He...

I think some of you are mis-reading this post. He is getting a low oil level warning not a change your oil warning. I agree with Fredo and I would go buy a quart of Mobile 1 European formula or BMW...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By BEBosworth
Thanks Herb, that's exactly where it is. Looks...

Thanks Herb, that's exactly where it is. Looks like a line filter on the vent tube encapsulated by a huge chunk of foam fairly close to the throttle body.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,555
Posted By BEBosworth
2007 on the stock battery? Wow, that has to be a...

2007 on the stock battery? Wow, that has to be a record. I would go the AGM route which I think is what Manny, Moe, and Jack sell.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By BEBosworth
Is this normal?

Folks, as the BMW 6 series body of knowledge I come to you with a question. I just replaced my CCVs and noticed that they are not where they are supposed to be according to the OEM diagrams. ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By BEBosworth
My 2008 650 convertible is my daily driver from...

My 2008 650 convertible is my daily driver from April thru Dec and aside from replacing the IVM which cost about $100 it has been great.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By BEBosworth
Not sure about non-CA cars, but there are a...

Not sure about non-CA cars, but there are a myriad of sensors working full time when the car is not asleep. I know that the car knows where the key is because I can't physically lock the keys in the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By BEBosworth
Yea, for those that have lived in Germany, that...

Yea, for those that have lived in Germany, that is the exact sound you hear on the radio at the top of the hour. At least it was for Radio Bayern 1 when I was living there in the late 80s/early 90s....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By BEBosworth
Wow, I can't believe that liner shrunk that much....

Wow, I can't believe that liner shrunk that much. I would replace it.

Just kidding :rofl: mine looks almost exactly like that except it has water stains on it.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By BEBosworth
That car should retail for a bit more than that...

That car should retail for a bit more than that so I would proceed with caution but definitely have an impartial mechanic look at it including having him drop the bottom pans and see what evil lurks...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,103
Posted By BEBosworth
It only needs to be registered if you are...

It only needs to be registered if you are changing the battery type (lead acid to AGM or changing the amp hours). That is of course if it was correctly registered in the first place.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By BEBosworth
Manuals take MTF2 which is a 75w80 weight gear...

Manuals take MTF2 which is a 75w80 weight gear oil. I think BMW says it's a lifetime fill so go figure. I'm not sure oil is the source of your manuals trouble though. Typically, when specific...
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